+34.44900, -83.76458
34°26'56" N, 83°45'52" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:SR 52 over FLAT CREEK
Structure number:000000013900720
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:9.8 ft. [3.0 m]
Total length:44.9 ft. [13.7 m]
Skew angle:15°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1987
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18+Mod / HS 20+Mod [6]
Number of main spans:4
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]

Latest Available Inspection: May 2015

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:2,040 [as of 2012]
Truck traffic:1% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Channel protection:Bank is beginning to slump. River control devices and embankment protection have widespread minor damage. There is minor stream bed movement evident. Debris is restricting the channel slightly. [6]
Culvert condition:Shrinkage cracks, light scaling and insignificant spalling which does not expose reinforcing steel. Insignificant damage caused by drift with no misalignment and not requiring corrective action. Some minor scouring has occured near curtain walls, wingwalls or pipes. Metal culverts have a smooth symmetrical curvature with superficial corrosion and no pitting. [7]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:60.4 tons [54.9 metric tons]
Inventory rating:35.6 tons [32.4 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:99.7
Estimated cost of work:$264,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionCulvert ConditionSD/FOADT
May 201599.7Good7 out of 10-2040
May 201399.7Good7 out of 10-2040
April 201199.6Good7 out of 10-2590
April 200999.6Good7 out of 10-2590
April 200799.6Good7 out of 10-2530
April 200599.6Good7 out of 10-2840
April 200399.6Good7 out of 10-2600
May 200199.7Good7 out of 10-1900
August 199999.7Good7 out of 10-1800
July 199799.7Good7 out of 10-1800
May 199599.8Good7 out of 10-1600
April 199399.8Good8 out of 10-1450
April 199199.8Good8 out of 10-1200

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Reinforced Concrete Culvertlinear ft.212212000